Gabrielle Union's stepchild Zion was praised earlier this year for openly marching in Miami Pride with his stepmom and family.
Zion, who has always been accepted and loved by their family on social media, was recently at the center of an internet troll's unsolicited comments, to which Gabrielle had the best response.
The actress and judge of America's Got Talent immediately responded when trolls came after Dwyane Wade, her husband, posting a photo referring to Zion as a "girl."
What y’all think about this? https://t.co/68GifPNStM— the lash plug💕 (@the lash plug💕) 1571108998.0
Union's response—full of love and class.
Looks like love to me 🤷🏾♀️ I truly hope that everyone gets the love, support and hugs they deserve. Also Kaav ain'… https://t.co/hlrPDuIwc6— Gabrielle Union (@Gabrielle Union) 1571174490.0
Thankfully people had already been quick to tell this troll to f*** off:
@madiithedoll As a parent ur to encourage, love & support ur children. The gender your child feels inside/identifie… https://t.co/PZrnS8joKB— Ultimate Virgo®™ (@Ultimate Virgo®™) 1571172932.0
@madiithedoll @TonyTh3King It’s pretty beautiful to see!— N29sss (@N29sss) 1571164411.0
@madiithedoll I think we should live our lives cause they damn sure ain’t concerned about us lol— Who Tf Is Tay Cool?... (@Who Tf Is Tay Cool?...) 1571166813.0
@madiithedoll I think you should worry about your own household.— Kalen Allen (@Kalen Allen) 1571196738.0
@madiithedoll ive been sitting here tryna find the problem for a few minutes?? i see nothing out of the ordinary— zoë*• (@zoë*•) 1571188779.0
But when Union responded, people were even more thrilled.
@itsgabrielleu @yashar https://t.co/TntYsZfwP8— chris evans (@chris evans) 1571183472.0
@itsgabrielleu @capetownbrown Oop!!!— Sweets (@Sweets) 1571174859.0
@itsgabrielleu I think Kaavia look JUST like her daddy 😭. Flash 2.5 lmao— Crack House Flipper 💯 (@Crack House Flipper 💯) 1571174897.0
@itsgabrielleu Let me know!!! 💗— George M Johnson (@George M Johnson) 1571186143.0
@itsgabrielleu Exactly some of this people weren’t unconditionally loved by their parents and it shows— Jazz (@Jazz) 1571174756.0
Union's response shows nothing but love and it's a definite role model for how all parents in 2019 should be supporting their children.
@itsgabrielleu Always have https://t.co/haTENK136I— My power they’ll never take (@My power they’ll never take) 1571175792.0
@itsgabrielleu You’re an amazing mama— Zara Rahim (@Zara Rahim) 1571186788.0
@itsgabrielleu All I see is love, support & FAMILY!— Jenna Lemoncelli (@Jenna Lemoncelli) 1571174742.0
@itsgabrielleu @Uniquely_Loves Love a supportive set of parents❤️ https://t.co/C3rGOI6yRb— YERR🗣 (@YERR🗣) 1571180891.0
@itsgabrielleu https://t.co/DzhFBx2tcq— Naasir Void (@Naasir Void) 1571181278.0
When you're having 90s nostalgia and watching 10 Things I Hate About You or Bring It On and you see that iconic face, you best be stanning.
You are hard pressed to find a more supportive celebrity.
Gabrielle Union's book We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True is available here.
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